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APHA, March of Dimes take to Facebook to teach preparedness

APHA, March of Dimes take to Facebook to teach preparedness

APHA’s Get Ready campaign and March of Dimes California Chapter teamed up to help teach pregnant women and families with infants how to prepare for emergencies.
APHA to bring world of public health to 141st Annual Meeting in Boston

APHA to bring world of public health to 141st Annual Meeting in Boston

What can you expect in the coming week at APHA’s 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition in Boston? Quite simply: the world of public health.
Digital, mobile communications present opportunities for health departments

Digital, mobile communications present opportunities for health departments

New media technologies such as smart phones, social networks and Internet applications are not only changing the way we communicate, but changing the way we live our lives. And at the heart of it lie big opportunities for health agencies to help improve health.
Google Plus panel connects women, public health, social media

Google Plus panel connects women, public health, social media

Because of social media, public health can reach more people, faster and more effectively than ever before. And as data show, it’s important that one dominant audience is considered in public health e-messaging: women.
Social media can help communicate during disaster

Social media can help communicate during disaster

When the power went out in San Diego in September 2011, local residents weren’t left completely in the dark. Health officials turned to social media to help communicate during the citywide blackout.
Carter hosts global health online chat

Carter hosts global health online chat

After engaging APHA's Google+ public health community during the past week, former President Jimmy Carter hosted a live video chat on global health on the social media platform.

Get free social media tips from experts at APHA Annual Meeting

From Facebook and Twitter to YouTube and Pinterest, social media has become a common tool for many public health professionals during the past decade.
How social media can raise public health visibility

How social media can raise public health visibility

Social media is no longer a tool; it’s the worldwide engine for real-time communication. For public health leaders, influential messaging depends on a strong online presence.
Q&A with CDC’s Chris Portier on the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Q&A with CDC’s Chris Portier on the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

CDC's Chris Portier sheds light on how CDC responded to environmental health hazards and emergency preparedness needs of Hurricane Sandy and ways social media can help public health meet challenges for future natural disasters.
5 digital media campaigns that public health can learn from

5 digital media campaigns that public health can learn from

When it comes to high-profile digital media, it’s often the big brands that do it best. But that doesn’t mean that public health professionals can’t learn from major campaigns and adapt their methods to a smaller scale or budget.
Choose Health LA campaign using new methods to raise awareness of public health messages

Choose Health LA campaign using new methods to raise awareness of public health messages

Los Angeles County public health officials are finding that presenting messages in new ways can gain attention.

CDC uses MeetUp.com for flu shot groups

Meetup.com, a popular social media website that promotes offline interaction, helped the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reach 10,000 people with its flu vaccination campaign, according to new research presented today at the American Public Health Association’s 140th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.